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A maiden from the banks of Y walking by the D, And, glancing round, her coal-black I A comely youth did C. Then, curtseying, she said to E, “ Tell me, I beg of you, O, comely youth, from whence U B ? ” Said he, “ I come from Q. “ On week days I drink double X, . On Sundays, O D Y ; You see these cause no ill F X—- .- 'My name is N R E.” (His name was N R E, E Z, And hers was MLE.) “ TTdu’ve broke my peace, O M L E, Of mind. Love’s sharp R O Doth pierce my heart; I’ll cross the 0, To pine in O I O.” “O,NR E, go not A^Y, 1 cannot part with E*; IM marry you at once, F I Thought you had £ s d.” He’d not. She died in East SX, . iAnd he in O Y E. Thereneeds no moral to N X, Nor sign an L E G.

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AN INITIAL LETTER., Ashburton Guardian, Volume 2, Issue 291, 12 March 1881

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AN INITIAL LETTER. Ashburton Guardian, Volume 2, Issue 291, 12 March 1881

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